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Khalid Al Mouahidi : A binational from the US and Morocco, Khalid El Mouahidi has worked for several american companies in the Maghreb Region and is currently based in Casablanca, where he is doing consulting jobs for major international companies . Khalid writes analytical pieces about economic ties between the Maghreb and the Mena Region, where he has an extensive network

World Bank to release $57 billion for projects in Sub-Saharan Africa

The World Bank this week pledged to commit a record $57 billion to finance projects in sub-Saharan Africa. According to the head of the Washington-based lender, about $45 billion of the package will come from the bank’s International Development association (IDA), the Bank’s special fund for the poorest nations. An estimated $8 billion dedicated to […]

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Saad Eddine El Othmani Replaces Benkirane as head of Government

President of the national council of the Party for Justice and Development, Saad Eddine El Othmani, has been picked by King Mohammed VI as Head of Government in replacement of Abdelilah Benkirane, discharged from the position last Wednesday. The King received Saad Eddine El Othmani, former Foreign Minister, at the Royal Palace in Casablanca on […]

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A Solidarity-Based South-South Cooperation, Best Way to Upgrade Africa’s Development

Over one thousand figures from the fields of politics, economics, culture, the media and civil society have flocked to the Moroccan Southern city of Dakhla, which is hosting for the third consecutive year the Crans Montana Forum. This year’s session, held under the topic “A New Africa for the 21st Century”, opened by the reading […]

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Guinea: Toumba Diakité charged with several counts

Former Guinean military leader long sought in connection with a 2009 stadium massacre that killed more than 150 people, has been formally charged with several accusations on Wednesday. The judgment of Toumba Diakité comes few days after his extradition in Guinea’s capital, Conakry, from Senegal where he was detained since December. Aboubacar Sidiki “Toumba” Diakite […]

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Morocco & Cote d’Ivoire Strengthening Strategic Partnership

Cooperation between Morocco and Cote d’Ivoire is gaining momentum in all sectors and is gearing up towards a sound strategic partnership serving the interests of the two countries which are sharing strong friendship ties and secular relations. King Mohammed VI paid a friendship and working visit to this country Feb.24-27 at the invitation of President […]

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Morocco: Benkirane Excluded, another PJD Member to be Designated Head of Government

King Mohammed VI on Wednesday made a decision to put an end to the deadlock in forming a new government that lasted more than five months. He dismissed the designated Head of the Government, Abdelilah Benkirane, Secretary General of the Party for Justice and Development, and decided to name another member of the same party […]

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Rwanda’s economy grew by 5.9 percent in 2016

Rwanda’s statistics office said on Wednesday the country’s economy grew by 5.9 percent last year, less than the 6.9 percent growth recorded a year before. The growth was driven by agriculture, industry and the sector of services, it said. Rwanda is one of the fastest growing economies in Central Africa. Its economy is driven by […]

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5th Africa CEO Forum in Geneva next week

Geneva will be hosting this March 20-21 the 5th edition of the Africa CEO Forum, whose purpose is to support the development of African enterprises and to participate in their promotion in Africa and internationally. The objectives of the gathering are, among others, to promote the successes of the African private sector and to have […]

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Gambians to choose their MPs on April 6

The Gambian Electoral Commission (IEC) on Monday announced that it has acknowledged 239 candidacies for the parliamentary elections. April 6 elections will be the first parliamentary elections in the tiny West-African nation, since long-time ruler Yahya Jammeh has been sent to exile. “At the end of the filing period which ran from March 9 to […]

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US slams Congo Brazzaville over human rights violations

The United State this weekend slammed the republic of Congo leaders for gross human rights violations that occurred in the Central African nation in 2016. A 40-page report released by the US state department indicated that almost all the fundamental rights protected by the Congolese constitution, the code of criminal procedure and international treaties have […]

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